Undoubtedly, there's still an unbroken consensus among Shia scholars that depictions of the Holy Prophet and the Fourteen Infallibles should not be allowed and promoted. The two main reasons offered for such prohibition:
1) such depictions are largely fantastical for nobody has ever seen any of these deceased holy individuals in person, and therefore their ...
Is Sharia Law only applicable to an Islamic state?
we need to know what Sharia law is?
Sharia, or sharia law, is the Islamic legal system1 derived from commands in the basic texts of Islam, the Quran and Hadith (Source Wiki)
If you are a Muslim you're expected to live a life as Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and Allah told us to do, no matter ...
In the name of Allah, the compassionate, the merciful
It is absolutely logical to use from women in the police forces to encounter with other women (for different actions). In fact the view of Shia is accurately the same as the view of Quran. For instance we can see a verse of the holy Quran which can help us,as the following verse:
قُل لِّلْمُؤْمِنِينَ ...
Islam is not a personal religion.
The Islamic laws cover
social issues (e.g. marriage),
economic issues (e.g. permissible trades, inheritance, taxation),
judicial and legal issues (punishment for crimes like murder and theft),
political issues (e.g. war),
and so on.
Many of these laws are explicitly stated in Quran (e.g. see the second half of البقره)....
It's important to recognize here that there were two major periods in Muhammad's ministry:
The Makkan period, where Muslims lived under non-Muslim rule
The Madinan period, where Muhammad had the power to impose Muslim rule
Much of the Mekkan period was as you describe, where the state did nothing to watch over Muslim behavior (not insofar as ensuring it ...
Peace is the foundation of Islam's international law. Please consider the following verse:
Then if they should be inclined to make peace, make peace with them,
and put your trust in God. Surely, it is He who is All Hearing and All
Knowing. Should they seek to deceive you, God is enough for you: it
was He who strengthened you with His help, and ...
A government has five functions as listed:
Collecting and distributing taxes
Advancing a defense and military agenda
A theocracy is a government where all five are in the hands of a person "appointed by God". An absolute monarchy is where all five are in the hands of a hereditary monarchy. A representative ...
On the history
To answer your last question there's no report saying that the Prophet () or the rashidun caliphs have imposed any custom on Muslims. Note that 'Omar has imposed some duty customs on non-Muslims with the approval of the sahaba.
But be aware that zakat is not the only income source of bayt al-Maal (or the treasury) بيت المال in an Islamic ...
elections are not allowed in Islam
In front of Allah all human are equal. Color of skin, wealth, family or any other kind of status, has no meaning in Islam. A big show of this rule can bee seen during Hajj, when millions of muslims from every cornor of the world come dressed in simple white clothing and pray side by side.
Quran clearly states ...
According to the law of Islam, it is completely prohibited to celebrate Independence Day, not only that, but other ceremonies too as per the The Messenger of Allah -peace and prayer of Allah be upon him- said,
إن لكل قوم عيدا ، وهذا عيدنا
“Every nation has its own ‘Id, and ‘Id al Fithr is our ‘Id (the muslims). (Narrated by Bukhari, no. 952, 3931, and Muslim ...
According to "reliance of the traveler" (translation by Nuh Ha Mim Keller), the matter seems a bit involved. The ahl al-dhimma, i.e. the dhimmis under the protection of the islamic state (this contract is the dhimma), that have entered into the dhimma face certain restrictions, whether they are expressly stipulated in the dhimma or not. In o11.5, ...
Quran mentions about ransom in the context of war. The following is the verse
So when you meet those who disbelieve [in battle], strike [their]
necks until, when you have inflicted slaughter upon them, then secure
their bonds, and either [confer] favor afterwards or ransom [them]
until the war lays down its burdens. Quran 47:4
As can be see in ...
The problem with this question is that you created a false dichotomy between either forcefully turning a non-Muslim country into an Islamic state or moving to an Islamic country. There are two main problems with this dichotomy. Islam does not mandate that one should forcefully turn a non-Muslim country into an Islamic state. And there are no Islamic ...
According to the rationality, and likewise in accordance with the verse of Quran which inform men to be careful in their looking and protect their private parts, therefore we can figure out that the best selection is woman against woman.
So it is logical for the police force of Iran to use female against female without any haram touching.
The holy ...
Yes, a scholar can take money for giving advice, the only person who cannot take money for his work is a Moazzin (the one who gives adhan). Other scholars can take salary.
Sayyidna Abū Bakr as-Siddiq (Radhi Allaahu ‘Anhu) said
I Will Take As Much Money As My Salary, As The Poorest Labour Of Medina Munawara Takes As His Minimum Daily Wage.